User Manual

For use with Karaoki Build 0.6.3819 or greater

Manual Version 1.06 1 of 23

June 16th 2010

Index
USER M ANUAL ......................................................................................................................................... 1 Index .................................................................................................................................................... 2 INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................................................... 3 Plug-in mode........................................................................................................................................ 3 Stand–alone mode................................................................................................................................ 3 REQUIREMENTS ......................................................................................................................................... 3

Video Codecs ......................................................................................................................................... 3
INSTALLATION .......................................................................................................................................... 3 BEFORE STARTING KARAOKI ..................................................................................................................... 4
In Plug-in Mode. ...................................................................................................................................... 4

THE MODE SELECTION SCREEN. ................................................................................................................ 4 THE MAIN SCREEN..................................................................................................................................... 4
Selecting the player in DEX or Red Mobile that you wish to use for Karaoke. (“Plug–in” Mode only) ........ 5 Deck Controls .......................................................................................................................................... 5 Karaoke Song Cases................................................................................................................................. 5 Case Song List ......................................................................................................................................... 6 Scan Folder.............................................................................................................................................. 7 Scan .................................................................................................................................................... 7 Change Path......................................................................................................................................... 7 Only Add If Song Is Not In Case .......................................................................................................... 7 Scan Using ‘Karaoke Naming Conventions’ ......................................................................................... 8 Edit Track Popup. ................................................................................................................................ 9 Trim Tracks ......................................................................................................................................... 9 Searching for a song............................................................................................................................. 9 Singer Rotation ...................................................................................................................................... 10 Graphics Buttons.................................................................................................................................... 11 Output Screen. ....................................................................................................................................... 11 MultiPlexed Karaoke Files (Stand-Alone Mode Only) ............................................................................. 12 Played History Screen ............................................................................................................................ 13 History Review Screen ........................................................................................................................... 13 Singer Database ..................................................................................................................................... 14

THE BACKGROUND MUSIC PLAYER (STAND-ALONE MODE ONLY)............................................................. 15
Adding Music to the BGM Player. .......................................................................................................... 16 Using the BGM Player ........................................................................................................................... 16 Silence Detector..................................................................................................................................... 16

THE OPTIONS BUTTON MENU................................................................................................................... 16
Changing the Text Size........................................................................................................................... 17 Auto Cue (stand-alone mode only).......................................................................................................... 17 Auto Karaoke......................................................................................................................................... 17

THE CONFIG SCREEN ............................................................................................................................... 17
Startup Mode ......................................................................................................................................... 18 Selection a sound device..................................................................................................................... 19 Speaker Assignment........................................................................................................................... 19 Buffer................................................................................................................................................ 19 Player Progress Bar Option..................................................................................................................... 19 Max Singers On Screen .......................................................................................................................... 20 Tool Tips ............................................................................................................................................... 20 Console.................................................................................................................................................. 20 High Priority.......................................................................................................................................... 20 News Ticker........................................................................................................................................... 20 Pitch Bend ............................................................................................................................................. 20 Loading ................................................................................................................................................. 20 Auto Delete ....................................................................................................................................... 20 Pause on load..................................................................................................................................... 20 Show CDG Graphics When Paused. ................................................................................................... 20 Background Music Automation option................................................................................................ 21 Screen 2 Background Image ................................................................................................................... 21 Tempo/Key Set up.................................................................................................................................. 21 Menu Color............................................................................................................................................ 21 Auto Karaoki Timer ............................................................................................................................... 21 Using ‘Remote Request Stations ............................................................................................................. 21

CTRL-KEY COMMANDS ........................................................................................................................... 23 2 of 23

(Plug-in Mode) Sound Card (Stand-alone Mode) MP3+G / Video based karaoke & audio (Stand-Alone only) PC/Laptop with dual head video card with 128MB of dedicated video ram minimum (Not Shared). In Stand –alone mode Karaoki has its own automated background music player (BGM Player). In both modes Karaoki also has the ability to interface to a remote request terminal (software available separately as a free download). Playing. Sound Card Video Codecs Karaoki doesn’t install any video codecs. 2gig Ram Windows XP (sp3 or higher) or Vista (32 or 64 bit version) or Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit version) (computer performance rating 3 or higher recommended).g. When a singer makes a request using a request terminal the request is automatically placed in the singer rotation list. and a lot of other information. Karaoki can also automatically fade down and back up to a pre-set level any background audio playing on players 1 and 2 on DEX Stand–alone mode. Pentium class dual core or equivalent CPU. information must be obtained from the codec vendor. e. 1gig Ram Windows XP (sp3 or higher) or Vista (32 or 64 bit version) or Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit version) (computer performance rating 3 or higher recommended).exe program to disable win7s default codecs as these do not work well with Karaoki. although they can be time consuming setting them up correctly and if using win7 you will also need the Win7DSFilterTweeaker_3.exe”. Installation Click on the Karaoki “setup. If the codecs are not installed correctly or missing Karaoki WILL crash when you try to play a video format that has not got a correctly functioning codec. follow the instructions on the screen. The installation of codecs is outside the scope of this manual. PCDJ DEX or Red Mobile. Requirements MP3+G based karaoke & audio only PC/Laptop with dual head video card with 64MB of dedicated video ram (Not Shared). so if you want to play video files you MUST install them yourself. to load and play the song the Karaoki simply clicks on the ‘Load Next Singer’ button. Karaoki lets DEX/RED Mobile handle the audio by interfacing to it via the Lightdecks port.Introduction Karaoki is a Karaoke player that is designed as stand-alone player or to integrate with PCDJ DEX and Red Mobile as a plug in. shared graphics memory is NOT Recommended. there is also a silence detector so the automated fades happen as the karaoke sound starts and stops. There is an autofade option so Karaoki can also automatically fade the BGM down and back up to a pre-set level when the karaoke deck starts and stops. Song position (so the graphics can be kept in sync with the audio). once music is added to the BGM player simply click on the play button and the player will automatically work its way through the tracks in the player. Pause. shared graphics memory is NOT Recommended. Plug-in mode.2. in return DEX/RED M tells Karaoki the audio status. Karaoki loads the karaoke graphics then tells DEX/RED M what audio file to load. 3 of 23 . We have had good results using the free ffdshow codecs. Pentium 4 class (dual core recommended) or equivalent.

If this the case you will be asked if you wish to run Karaoki as a “stand-alone” application or as a “Plug-in”. If you do not have a compatible DJ Applications installed Karaoki will start in “Stand-alone“ mode If the “Don’t Ask Me Again” option is set. 4 of 23 . You may wish to turn off the ‘Auto Cue’ option on the ‘General’ page of the software’s ‘Options’ menu as Karaoke tracks tend to have silence at the beginning of the song. Above is a picture of Karaoki’s main screen (in Plug-In mode). this will be lost if the ‘Auto Cue’ option is left turned on. The Mode Selection Screen. These settings can be reset on the config screen. if this is not the case please familiarise yourself with one of these products before you continue. If you have more than one compatible DJ application installed on your PC Karaoki will ask you to select the one you wish to use. In this manual it is assumes that you have a working knowledge of DEX or Red Mobile. it will than start the DJ application in the correct mode for you. Once the software registration has been checked Karaoki will check to see if you have a compatible DJ Applications installed. The main Screen.Before starting Karaoki In Plug-in Mode. If you choose “Plug-In” Karaoki will start your DJ application (DEX / RED Mobile) for you. Its controls will now be explained in more detail. Karaoki will always start in the selected mode and this message will not be shown again.

When using Karaoki with DEX we recommend you use player 3 or 4 on DEX for your karaoke deck. click on “Select DJ App Deck” Then select the deck you wish to use from the list. Offset and Rotation will be covered in the Rotation section. WAV+G and ZIP files. The Load button allows you to browse (Right mouse click) and load (Left mouse click. (“Plug–in” Mode only) The player that is to be used for Karaoke is selected by clicking the “Options” button. The selected case is shown in Blue on a Black background. select the required mode on the ‘Config’ screen. Deck Controls The deck Controls are as any other Player. 5 of 23 . The Bend buttons can be set to Fixed (7%) or constant bend. Karaoke Song Cases All Karaoke song cases are shown in the ‘Cases’ list. use the ‘Lock’ button to Enable/Disable the Key/tempo control. Click on the ‘P. WAV. Use deck 2 for Karaoki. The tempo control allows the tempo to ‘Locked to the value shown on the control. to edit the case right click on the case. to Load current selected track) MP3. You can also drag and drop files into the player area. reset the pitch to zero by clicking on the ‘Pitch fine’ number or right clicking in the pitch fader.buttons to set the value. MP3+G. Range’ number to select the pitch range.Selecting the player in DEX or Red Mobile that you wish to use for Karaoke. a menu will appear. When used with Red Mobile will only options 1 and 2 will be shown as Red Mobile has only 2 decks. to add a new case use the “Add Case” button below the list. this is the list to the left of the main screen. Use the +/. The Graphics. this will leave players 1 and 2 for audio (DJ) work.

Menu options are as follows: Menu Item Function Clear Case Clears selected Case’s contents Delete Case Removes selected case from computer’s hard drive Print Case Prints out the selected case’s contents Save Case As Saves the selected case using a new name. it is the centre list on the screen. Leaves the selected case intact. 6 of 23 . Scan Case using This allows the user to re-scan the selected case using one of a number of the standard Naming Convention Karaoke file naming conventions. Case Song List The ‘Case Song List’ shows the songs in the selected case.

Select the format(s) you wish to scan for by checking the corresponding check box(es). Only Add If Song Is Not In Case When selected only songs that are not already in the case will be added. if the ID3 data cannot be obtained the song’s File name is used instead. Genre and file data to the song list. Manually add Artist.Drag a selected song into the Karaoke deck to load it into the player or drag it into the singer rotation to add it to the list.) and X = missing file. the right most column displays the media type. where possible extracts ID3v1 and v2 data from files and places the data in the ‘Song List’. V = Video (video Karaoke). 7 of 23 . if the ID3 data cannot be obtained the song’s File name is used instead. WAV+G or ZIP files is broken the text for the broken link will turn red. Imports M3U Play lists into the Song list. details are shown below Menu Item Scan Folder Function Scans a folder for MP3 or ZIP files. where possible extracts ID3v1 and v2 data from files and places the data in the ‘Song List’. K = mp3+g (zipped and unzipped) Karaoke. if the data cannot be extracted the song’s file name Add Tracks is used instead. Scan The ‘Scan’ button starts the scan of the selected folder and all its sub folders. then the following screen will appear. If the link to the song’s MP3+G. A = Audio (MP3. Change Path Allows the user to change the path of the folders to be scanned. select the option you need from the list. Import M3U Scan Single Track Add Track Manually Scan Folder. Song. When selected you will be prompted to select a start path to scan. the selected song is highlighted in Blue on a Black background. Scans a single MP3 or ZIP file. adding ID3v1 and v2 data where possible. To add Tracks/songs to a case click on the “Add Songs” button. Wave etc.

the tracks will be scanned The ‘Only If Starts With’ filter allows you to only scan tracks that start with a specific set of characters.g.ZM. simply select the name format from the drop down list. Main Menu Item Edit Track Sub Menu Item Edit Track Trim Tracks Remove Track Genre Path Filename DiskID Function Edit the selected song’s Artist. You may re-scan the case at a later date if required. For example most Sunfly karaoke DiscID’s start with SF. Up to five filter can be used at a time. select the Function you wish to use from the menus list. SF.Once the scanning is completed you will be prompted “Scan new songs using ‘Naming conventions’ or ID3 tag extraction”. if you select “yes” the screen below will be shown. To edit the songs in the list right click on the list or selected song. See Picture below. Scans case and trims unwanted text from the title and artists fields.Z8 Note:. Scan Using ‘Karaoke Naming Conventions’ Cases can be scanned using ‘Karaoke Naming Conventions’ or ID3 tags. so putting SF in the filter will only rename the tracks using the selected format if the first two letters to the discID are SF. and click ‘Go’. a active menu will appear. Track and Genre data. Removes the selected song from the song list Show or Hide the Genre column Show or Hide the File Path column Show or Hide the Filename column Show or Hide the DiskID column Displays ID3 tag information (not displayed if video file) Ä Ä Show /Hide Columns Ä Ä Ä View ID3 Tag 8 of 23 . use a semicolon to separate the filters e.Naming conventions are only applied to songs that have the ‘Artist’ column empty.

9 of 23 . the results will be shown in the Search results list. If you are editing a single Artist or Genre you can lock the data by clicking on the ‘Padlock’ next to the field you wish to lock. To search for a song type the text that you wish to search for in the ‘Search Box’. then press the enter Key. Searching for a song. If the ‘Artist’ field is blank an additional dropdown list is shown so a ‘Karaoki Naming Convention’ filter can be applied if required. the Name format box is only shown if the Artist box is empty. DiskID and Genre data. The search will search Artist. If ‘Search Filename’ option on the Options menu is checked the Filename will also be searched. you can then step through the song list using the ‘Next’ and ‘Previous’ buttons. Title. Trim Tracks The trimmer Scans case and trims unwanted text from the title and artists fields. The trim button will only be visible once text has been added to the “Text To Remove” box. This is the bottom right list on the screen (shown below). Note. Title. DiskID and Genre data for the selected song.Edit Track Popup. The ‘Edit Track’ popup allows you to edit Artist. the trimmer will work its way through the case removing the unwanted text. simply type the text you wish to remove into the “Text To Remove” box and click on trim.

To load a selected track into the player drag it onto the player. the song will then be added to the rotation list and the screen undated. singer’s requests will automatically be added to the rotation list. Active Menu Item Edit Singer Delete Singer Refresh Display Clear List Key + Key Load History View ID3 Tag New Show Function Edits singers name Removes singer from rotation list Refreshes the singer display and KJ Monitor Removes all singers from rotation Increases the song key by the amount set on the config screen. Double clicking on a singer’s name will show the singers database data. Decreases the song key by the amount set on the config screen. right clicking on the list will display an active popup menu. history and singer lists making them ready for a new show but does not clear the singer database. drag the result onto the BGM play button to load the track into the BGM Player. Loads saved history into the rotation list. If you are using Remote Terminals. 10 of 23 . Singers can be moved up and down the list by dragging them to the required position.The ‘In Case’ column shows the ‘Song Case’ that the song was found in. Stand-alone mode only: If the background music player (BGM Player) is being displayed the search will search the background music and NOT the karaoke cases. Singer Rotation As singers are added to the ‘Rotation List’ up to the top 5 singers (number set on config screen) can be shown on the local ‘Monitor Screen’ and ‘Singers Monitor’ (Screen 2). To add a song to the ‘Rotation List’ drag the selected song into the ‘Rotation List’ you will be prompted to add the singers’ name. Displays ID3 tag information (not displayed if video file) Clears the rotation.

Output Screen.2 to 0. Plug-in mode only. If the ‘Pause On Load’ option on the config screen is set the track will load and then pause. The point when the fades happen will depend on if the silence detector is set on the background music player. The ‘Offset’ control allows the graphics to be advanced and retarded in relation to the audio. Once the song has finished players 1 and 2 on DEX/Red Mobile will be faded up to the level set by the ‘Fade To Volume’ control on the Config screen. If a second monitor is not connected the screens output is show in a new window. If the ‘Auto Fade’ option on the config screen is set Dex/ Red Mobile players 1 and 2 are faded out. having the graphics slightly advanced (0. If the ‘Auto Delete’ option on the config screen is set the singer on the top of the ‘Rotation List’ will be deleted after the song has played for 20 seconds. We recommend that in DEX/Red Mobile a folder is set to an ‘Auto Play’ folder and ‘Auto Play is engaged to give you your background music.3 seconds) can help some singers. Stand-alone mode only.Graphics Buttons The ‘Screen 2’ button toggles on and off the Singers screen. 11 of 23 . the maximum values for video is 0 to 0. Once the song has finished the background music will be faded up to the level set by the ‘Fade To Volume’ control on the Config screen. If the ‘Auto Fade’ option on the config screen is set the background music will faded out when the karaoke song starts. if set the fades will take place when the silence transitions take place. The ‘Load Next Singer’ loads the singer at the top of the rotation list and starts the player.5 seconds.

• A = Advanced. To enable the ticker check the ‘Enable Ticker’ box on the ‘Config’ screen. this can be used for displaying information to your audience. The ‘Enable / Disable’ button enables or disables the multiplex control.To edit the text type your message in the ‘Ticker’ message box on the ‘Config’ screen.A buttons to control the audio channels. The text along the botom of the screen is a ‘News Ticker’. • O = Off. the right channel on the karaoke track is muted. the left channel on the karaoke track is played on both left and right speakers. MultiPlexed Karaoke Files (Stand-Alone Mode Only) In stand-alone mode Karaoki can play multiplexed audio karaoke files. or manual adjustments can be made on the control panel. The information on the screen is also shown on the KJ’s output monitor screen. the right channel on the karaoke track is played on both left and right speakers. when playing it will show the song graphics.O. • L = Play Left.R. the button functions are as follows. The screen shows the next 5 singers when a MP3+G song is not playing. when clicked the advanced controls will be displayed. the karaoke track is played as normal. if a second monitor is connected the singers screen will detect the monitor and auto resize to fill the monitor. the screen is optomised for resulutions of 800x600 (standard 4 by 3) and 1440x900 (widescreen16 by 9) although the screen should rescail to any size screen. Only pre-set options are saved. 12 of 23 . Load the song into the Karaoke deck as normal. See Below. The ‘Hide’ button hides the advanced controls. use the L. • R = Play Right. the settings will be remembered so when the track is re-loaded the previous settings will restored. Note: The Multiplex controls will only be displayed when in ‘Stand-Alone’ mode. Pre-set options can be selected from the dropdown menu.Above is the Singers screen (Screen 2). the left channel on the karaoke track is muted.

Displays the history review screen History Review Screen 13 of 23 . At the end of a karaoke session you may save the history under another name so it can be loaded back into the singer rotation at a later date using the “Load History” menu option on the rotation list menu. Button Open Save Clear Del To Rotation Load Key Key + Review Function Loads existing saved history so it can be edited Saves the history to the hard drive Clears the history Deletes the selected item from the history Adds the selected item to the singer rotation list Loads the selected item into the Karaoke player Decreases the selected song’s key by the amount set on the config screen.Played History Screen The Played history screen is displayed by clicking on the button. by default this is saved as “Default”. Double clicking on a singer’s name will show the singers database data. Increases the selected song’s key by the amount set on the config screen. the history is saved whenever a singer/song is added to the history list. When a karaoke track loaded with the “Load Next Singer” button has been playing for 20 seconds it is added to the history.

Stored data includes there singer Screen Name. Email. history/history review lists or click on the button.The history review allows you to review previously saved histories by means of the dropdown menu while keeping the current history intact. Increases the selected song’s key by the amount set on the config screen. 14 of 23 . First and last names. Displays the history screen Singer Database The singer database enables you to store details for all singers that have sung. To display the singer database either double click on the singers’ name in the rotation. Single selected songs/singers or the whole history can be added to the singer rotation list. Button Append All To Rotation Load Key Key + Review Function Adds all the items in the list to the singer rotation list Adds the selected item to the singer rotation list Loads the selected item into the Karaoke player Decreases the selected song’s key by the amount set on the config screen. Date Sung and File/Path data. Double clicking on a singer’s name will show the singers database data. Comments and all the songs that the singer has sung along with Key. Phone number.

The New and Remove buttons allow singers to be manually added or deleted. 15 of 23 . a singers information can be manually selected from the database using the dropdown screen name list. all other buttons are as the ‘Played History’ screen. To reset the counter double click on the count number The Background Music Player (Stand-Alone mode only) The Background music player is display by clicking on the button on the main screen.

Title data.” option on the right click menu. This is the same as adding tracks to a karaoke case. When checked the search engine will also search the Genre.Adding Music to the BGM Player.10..Bold Allows the used to change the text size Search Filename Search Genre Search DiskID Off When checked the search engine will search the karaoke filename as well as the Artist. Main Menu Item Configuration Text Size Search Options Sub Menu Item Function Shows the configuration screen 8. Also if the autofade option is set on the config screen as well as the silence detector will detect the silence at start and end of the Karaoki music and fade the BGM player acordingly. When a track has played. The default BGM case is automaticaly saved. Shuffle BGM Player Tracks. Using the BGM Player To start the BGM player simply select a track and click on the (Play/Pause) button. The “Load Background Music Case” option is only shown on the menu if saved BGM cases are avalible. When clicked the Options button will show the menu below. to disable the silence detector click on the To use the silence detector click on the button. then clicking the “Add Songs”button.12. and selecting the case from the list. the silence detector will detect the silence at the end of the BGM track playing and start next track automaticaly. Saved cases can be re-loaded by using the “Load Background Music Case” option on the right click menu.16. and then “Scan Folder” option or one of the other menu items. but you may create different cases using the “Save Background Music Case as…. a blue tick is placed in the box to the left of the Artists name in the list. The Options button Menu.14. the BGM Player will play each track in turn untill the (Stop) button is clicked. Silence Detector button. the track will not be automaticaly played again until all other tracks have been played. once all tracks have been played the BGM will start playing the tracks for a second time.9. When selected. this time a red tick is placed in the box to the left of the Artists name showing the track has been played more than once. Songs are added to the BGM player list by selecting the BGM using the “BGM” Button. When checked the search engine will also search the DiskID Turns the Karaoki Auto Cue Off Ä Ä Auto Cue (stand-alone mode only) 16 of 23 . To shuffle the BGM player tracks click on the (Shuffle) Button.

Auto Cue (stand-alone mode only) See table above Auto Karaoke. this option forces the video output to be displayed in its original aspect ratio (Stand-Alone mode only) Auto Karaoke Video Options Keep Aspect Ratio Changing the Text Size. The Config Screen The config screen is displayed by selecting the ‘Configuration’ option in the ‘Options’ button menu. Run Enables/Disables Auto karaoke mode. when enabled a blue dot will be shown to the right of the “Load next singer” button When set. 17 of 23 .Ä Ä Ä Ä Ä Ä 0 -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 When 0 is set the auto cue will cue/start the track at the point where it detects audio. The interval time (in seconds) between singers is set using the control on the config screen. When -2 is set the auto cue will cue/start the track 2 seconds before it detects audio. When a song/singer is added to the rotation list the timer will restart. When enabled Karaoki will display a count down timer on the singers screen (“ Next Singer up in XX Seconds”). select text size. if required the text can be shown in bold by checking the ‘Bold’ option. if the silence is less than 3 seconds then the track will be cued/started from the beginning. When -3 is set the auto cue will cue/start the track 3 seconds before it detects audio. The text size for the menus and lists may changed as required. if the silence is less than 2 seconds then the track will be cued/started from the beginning. When -4 is set the auto cue will cue/start the track 4 seconds before it detects audio. When -1 is set the auto cue will cue/start the track 1 second before it detects audio. when the timer reaches ‘0’ the next singer in the rotation is loaded and the player starts. if the silence is less than 1 second then the track will be cued/started from the beginning. if the silence is less than 4 seconds then the track will be cued/started from the beginning. Click on the Config button. Once the song has completed the process is repeated and will continue to be repeated until the rotation list is empty. then select the required text size from the list. When -5 is set the auto cue will cue/start the track 5 seconds before it detects audio. if the silence is less than 5 seconds then the track will be cued/started from the beginning.

Startup Mode This control determines the start-up behaviour of Karaoki. Stand-Alone Audio (Stand-alone mode only) The stand-alone audio section allows you to select and set-up the audio device used by Karaoki. NOTE: if a compatible DJ application is not installed on the same PC as Karaoki. 18 of 23 . Karaoki will automatically start in stand-alone mode. if the ‘Ask At Startup’ is selected the user will be asked what mode they wish Karaoki to start in. The blue dot next to either Plug-in or Stand-alone indicates the current operational mode. if either the ‘Plug-in’ or ‘Stand-Alone’ option is selected Karaoki will automatically start in the selected mode.

if this is the case increase the buffer size. The sound device (Card) for either the karaoke or BGM player is selected by selecting the device you wish to use from the ‘Sound Device’ dropdown list. Buffer This control allows the buffer size (in ms) to be adjusted. simply select the speaker output(s) from the ‘Speaker Assignment’ dropdown list. Stereo Mode Mono Mode Refresh VU Meter at 10fps option By default the VU meters are refreshed 25 times per second. 19 of 23 .Selection a sound device. but if the buffer size is set low for your hardware you may get stutter/skipping. to improve performance on lower specification PC’s this can be reduced to 10 times per second by setting this option. different audio devices (Cards) may be used by the Karaoki and Background music players. the smaller the number the faster karaoki will respond (Lower Latency). Speaker Assignment You may select the speaker outputs you use on the selected sound device (Card). Player Progress Bar Option This option switches the player progress bar between bar and dot mode. The list options change if you have ‘Mono Mode’ selected so the sound can be directed to individual speaker channel outputs.

the build number of karaoki is shown on the second line. (Plugin mode only. When this option is set the Karaoke graphics will be shown when the karaoke player is paused. News Ticker To use the news ticker. Loading The two buttons in the loading section are as follows. High Priority Setting this option will start Karaoki as a high priorty application. type your message in the Ticker Message box. check the enable Ticker box. Hide DJ App. Hide case and search lists while loading data (Right Button). The red cross indicates the option is active Auto Delete When set. 1. the player will play. using this setting may help the performanance of karaoki on some PCs. Disable warning message when trying to load a track while the karaoke player is playing (Left button) 2. Show CDG Graphics When Paused. setting the control to 0 disables the ‘Next singer’ message. Console The ‘Console’ button displays the debug information console. requires DEX/Red Mobile build # 7094 or greater) Setting this option. Pitch Bend The pitch bend can be set to either continuous bend (0 – 10%) or fixed 7% bend. Pause on load When this option is set the ‘Load Next Singer’ button on the main screen when pressed will load the next Singer/Song and the player will pause. setting this option decreases case loading and search times.Max Singers On Screen This control sets the maximum number of ‘next up’ singers shown on the singer screen and monitor window. When the option is not set. DEX/Red Mobile will be hidden when using Karaoki. Tool Tips The ‘Tool Tips’ button switches On or Off the tool tip balloons that are shown whenever the mouse is over a control. 20 of 23 . when not set the karaoke graphics will be hidden when the player is paused. after 20 seconds of singing the current singer will be deleted from the singer rotation and added to or details updated in the played history and singer database.

Background Music Automation option When ‘Auto Fade’ is selected the background music will automatically fade out when the karaoke player is started. the background music will be faded back up to the ‘Fade To Volume’ level when the karaoke song ends or the karaoke player is pause or stopped. Select the Case that you wish to display on the Request Stations from the ‘Use Case’ dropdown box. Set the IP on the ‘Request Station’ to the same value as the one shown on the ‘Config’ screen. Screen 2 Background Image The ‘Change’ button allows the user to change the backgroung immage displayed on the singers screen. All cases will be shown on the dropdown box.buttons. this is a fixed value and cannot be changed by the program. 21 of 23 . Auto Karaoki Timer This control sets the time between singers when ‘Auto Karaoki’ is enabled. Set the port on the stations to the same value as the port on the ‘Config’screen. Menu Color This control sets the ‘Right click’ menu text color. Tempo/Key Set up These option buttons set the Key/Tempo ‘change per click’ of the Key/Tempo +/. the default value is 6000 but can be changed if this is already in use. The ‘Default’ button resets the background image. Using ‘Remote Request Stations To use request stations enable the stations using the ‘Enable Remote Request Stations’ option on the ‘Config’ screen.

Click on the ‘Message All’ button. Sending a message to a selected terminal Type your message in the message box. 22 of 23 .Restart Karaoki. you message will be sent. Click on the terminal in the ‘Terminal’ list you wish to send the message to. click on the ‘Message Selected’ button. All avaliable terminals should connect to Karaoki and be shown on the ‘Terminals’ list. If the selected ‘Use Case’ case is not present on the terminals or has a been edited since it was uploaded the terminals will upload a new or updated copy of the case. Sending a message to all terminals Type your message in the message box.

Unavailable Unused Used Q A W S Z E D X R F C T G V Y H B U J N I K M O L P 23 of 23 . the key combinations are as follows. Qwerty key locations are shown below. these devices are useful for singers and artists who use backing tracks and wish to use Karaoki to play them. Karaoki Keyboard Ctrl-Key Commands Ctrl + Key B D F G I K N O P Q S T U W Value 2 4 6 7 9 11 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 23 Function Unused Pause BGM Player Load and play next BGM Track Shuffle BGM Player Tracks Load Next Singer in Rotation list (Same as Load Next Singer button) Load and play Selected track Unused Pause Karaoke Play Karaoke Unused Start BGM Player Unused Load and play Selected track. The foot switch enables the singer/artist to play tracks from a selected case or the singer rotation without using a mouse or keyboard.Ctrl-Key Commands There are now a number of programmable foot switches and other controllers that can be configured to emulate key presses. The footswitch/Controller needs to be able to send Ctrl and the desired key. Unused Ctrl-Key combos may be used at a later date. Increment selected track position Unused Key pressed is NOT case sensitive.

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